Definition of modificatory in English:

modificatory

adjective

  • See modify

    • ‘Being based on the colour of maternal tissue, this polymorphism necessarily has a modificatory basis.’
    • ‘Psychotherapy's objective of facilitating beneficial change or development with its patients or clients certainly qualifies it as party to disciplinary power's modificatory objectives.’
    • ‘Glaciers are powerful modificatory agents, and they can duplicate human flaking to a startling degree.’
    • ‘In syntactic analysis, a construction of the sentence (structural analysis tree) such as modificatory relations among the words is determined as will be described later.’
    • ‘Thus, we found no evidence for a modificatory genome size plasticity in D. villosum.’

Pronunciation

modificatory

/ˈmɒdɪfɪkeɪt(ə)ri/